Delhi Capitals (DC) vs Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) Dream11 Prediction, Fantasy Cricket Tips, Playing XI, Fantasy Team, Pitch Report, Dream11 Team, Injury Update of VIVO IPL 2021. A win will send Delhi Capitals to the top of the points table.
DC vs KKR VIVO IPL 2021 Match 25 Details:
The 25th match of VIVO IPL 2021 will be played on the 29th of April at Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad (formerly known as Motera) between Delhi Capitals (DC) and Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR).
The game is scheduled to start at 07:30 PM IST and the live streaming can be seen on Star Sports network as well as Hotstar while the live scores and updates can be seen CricketAddictor website.
DC vs KKR VIVO IPL 2021 Match 25 Preview:
The 25th match of VIVO IPL 2021 will be played between Delhi Capitals (DC) and Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) at Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad. Both the teams have played 6 games till now, out of which Delhi Capitals have won 4 games while Kolkata Knight Riders have won only 2 of their games.
Delhi Capitals is currently positioned at third place on the points table, with 4 wins out of 6 matches. The team lost their last game against Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) in a close encounter by a run. Skipper Rishabh Pant decided to bowl first after winning the toss. In response to this, the bowlers gave them a promising start and hunted on the openers cheaply.
But towards the end, AB de Villiers played a match-changing knock of 75 runs off 42 deliveries and helped Royal Challengers Bangalore pile up 171 runs on the board even after a poor start. Ishant Sharma, Avesh Khan, Amit Mishra, Kagiso Rabada, and Axar Patel picked one wicket each. While chasing this total, the team lost the important wicket of Shikhar Dhawan early.
Steven Smith and Prithvi Shaw also failed to play big innings after getting decent starts. Towards the end, Shimron Hetmyer smashed an eye-catching half-century and scored 53 runs off just 25 balls. Rishabh Pant also scored 58 runs off 48 deliveries but failed to cross the line and Delhi Capitals lost the game by one run in a nail-biting finish. The team is likely to learn from its mistakes and make a strong comeback in the next game.
Talking about Kolkata Knight Riders, the team is currently positioned in 5th place on the points table after winning 2 out of 6 games. The team tasted its second victory in the last game after losing 4 back-to-back matches. In the last game against Punjab Kings (PBKS), skipper Eoin Morgan decided to bowl first after winning the toss.
In response to this, the bowlers did a brilliant job and restricted the opponents to a below-average total of 123 runs. Prasidh Krishna picked 3 wickets, Pat Cummins and Sunil Narine picked 2 wickets each while Shivam Mavi and Varun Chakravarthy bagged a wicket each. While chasing this total, the team registered a convincing victory with the help of 41 runs from Rahul Tripathi and 47 runs from Eoin Morgan. The team must have gained some positivity and confidence after winning the game and is likely to carry it to the next game as well.
Out of a total of 26 encounters between the two teams, Kolkata has won 14 games while Delhi has registered wins in 11 games while one game went resultless.
DC vs KKR VIVO IPL 2021 Match 25 Weather Report:
The temperature will be in the high 30s with clear skies. There are no chances of precipitation and humidity will be around 14%.
DC vs KKR VIVO IPL 2021 Match 25 Pitch Report:
The pitch at this venue starts slowing down in the early phase of the game but as soon as dew comes into play, the ball skids a little bit and also helps the batters.
Average first innings score:
The average first innings score is 174 runs at this venue.
Record of chasing teams:
The chasing teams have won 50% of the matches here.
DC vs KKR VIVO IPL 2021 Match 25 Injury Updates and Availability:
There are no new updates about injury and availability from both camps. Will be added when there is an update.
DC vs KKR VIVO IPL 2021 Match 25 Probable XIs:
Delhi Capitals: Prithvi Shaw, Shikhar Dhawan, Rishabh Pant (w/c), Steven Smith, Shimron Hetmyer, Marcus Stoinis, Axar Patel, Amit Mishra, Kagiso Rabada, Ishant Sharma, Avesh Khan
Bench: Lalit Yadav, Ajinkya Rahane, Umesh Yadav, Chris Woakes, Aniruddha Joshi, Sam Billings, Lukman Meriwala, Tom Curran, Praveen Dubey, Anrich Nortje, Vishnu Vinod, Manimaran Siddharth, Shams Mulani, Ripal Patel
Kolkata Knight Riders: Nitish Rana, Shubman Gill, Rahul Tripathi, Sunil Narine, Eoin Morgan (c), Dinesh Karthik (wk), Andre Russell, Pat Cummins, Shivam Mavi, Prasidh Krishna, Varun Chakravarthy
Bench: Shakib Al Hasan, Ben Cutting, Karun Nair, Pawan Negi, Harbhajan Singh, Kuldeep Yadav, Gurkeerat Singh Mann, Sheldon Jackson, Sandeep Warrier, Tim Seifert, Lockie Ferguson, Rinku Singh, Venkatesh Iyer, Kamlesh Nagarkoti, Vaibhav Arora
DC vs KKR VIVO IPL 2021 Top Picks for Dream11 Prediction And Fantasy Cricket Tips:
Shikhar Dhawan is still the orange cap holder, with 265 runs to his name so far. He hasn’t got a big inning in the previous few games and must be eyeing for a successful outing here.
Rishabh Pant has scored 183 runs in 6 innings he played so far and must be looking to continue his good form into this match as well. He also smashed a half-century in the previous game and can come in handy once again here.
Avesh Khan is the second-highest wicket-taker in the tournament currently, with 12 wickets to his name, and will be given the responsibility of helping his team with a terrific start with the ball once again.
Nitish Rana is currently the highest run-scorer for his team and has scored 186 runs in 6 innings till now. He can also bowl a few overs of spin in the middle.
Rahul Tripathi has scored 168 runs in 6 innings he played by far and is in positive touch with the bat. He has played some crucial knocks for the team this season.
Varun Chakravarthy has created a considerable impact with the ball and has picked 7 wickets in the 6 games he played so far in this season of VIVO IPL.
DC vs KKR VIVO IPL 2021 Match 25 Captain and Vice-Captain Choices:
Captain – Shikhar Dhawan, Rishabh Pant
Vice-Captain – Nitish Rana, Andre Russell
Suggested Playing XI No.1 for DC vs KKR VIVO IPL 2021 Dream11 Team:
Keeper – Rishabh Pant
Batsmen – Shikhar Dhawan (C), Nitish Rana (VC), Rahul Tripathi, Prithvi Shaw
All-rounder – Andre Russell, Axar Patel
Bowlers – Avesh Khan, Pat Cummins, Amit Mishra, Varun Chakravarthy
Suggested Playing XI No.2 for DC vs KKR VIVO IPL 2021 Dream11 Team:
Keepers – Rishabh Pant (C)
Batsmen – Steven Smith, Rahul Tripathi, Nitish Rana, Prithvi Shaw, Shimron Hetmyer
All-rounder – Sunil Narine, Andre Russell (VC)
Bowlers – Ishant Sharma, Pat Cummins, Kagiso Rabada
DC vs KKR VIVO IPL 2021 Match 25 Expert Advice:
Kagiso Rabada may be picked in the first team as well by replacing Amit Mishra. Dinesh Karthik may be tried in one of the teams for this encounter.
DC vs KKR VIVO IPL 2021 Match 25 Probable Winners:
Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) are the probable winners